As Barbara Walters said at the outset of an interview with the Vogue editor in 2006, "In the world of fashion, everything always changes — except for Anna Wintour, and her power." How happy for her.
Here's more than two decades of Wintour luxuriating in her success:
The 'Best Times of Our Lives' Smile (1990)
With John Galiano and Oscar de la Renta at the Met.
The 'Remaining Traces of Modesty' Smile (1995)
Wearing John Galliano.
The 'I Get a Little Rush Every Time I Pretend Not to See Someone' Smile (1996)
At New York Fashion Week.
The 'No Camera Could Ever Capture My True Beauty' Smile (Jan 1999)
The 'Being Rich, White and Powerful Rocks' Smile (Dec 1999)
At the Tommy Hilfiger "Rock Style" Exhibit at the Met.
The 'Enjoy Your 15 Minutes' Smile (Dec 1999)
With Aerin Lauder, Lou Bega, and Tommy Hilfiger.
The 'A Job is a Job' Smile (2000)
With Andre Leon Talley at Donna Karan.
The 'Hell Is Other People' Smile (Jan 2001)
With Conde Nast editorial director James Truman at Helmut Lang.
The 'I Have Bad Taste in Movies' Smile (April 2001)
Attending a Moulin Rouge screening.
The 'I Love the One About the Chicken' Smile (Oct 2002)
The 'It's About Time I Updated My Passport Photo' Smile (Nov 2002)
With Anna Wintour's personal passport photographer, Mario Testino.
The 'I Will Regret This Moment' Smile (2003)
The CFDA Fashion Awards.
The 'I Appreciate and Respect Your Alpha Masculinity' Smile (Feb 2003)
With boyfriend Shelby Bryan (left) and Rolling Stone co-founder Jann Wenner (right) at Zac Posen.
The 'Duty Calls — Literally!' Smile (Feb 2003)
At Diane Von Furstenberg.
The 'Ugh, I Hope PETA Isn't Waiting Outside' Smile (Feb 2003)
At Kenneth Cole.
The 'It Smells Like Someone's Wearing Old Spice' Smile (Feb 2003)
With Marissa Jaret Winokur, star of "Hairspray".
The 'Oh Sweet Hillary' Smile (Feb 2003)
The 'Tonight's Going To Be a Good Good Night' Smile (April 2003)
The 'You Don't Want to Know' Smile (April 2003)
The 'Why Would Anyone Invent the Line and Then Make Me Stand In It?' Smile (Sep 2003)
At Fashion Week.
The 'Champagne is So Bubbly' Smile (2005)
The 'Yep, I'm Still Powerful' Smile (2007)
The Met Gala.
The 'Even Sarah Jessica Parker Needs a Role Model' Smile (2009)
The 'Roses Are Red' Smile (Nov 2011)
The 'Being a Fashion Editor, You Pick Up a Thing or Two' Smile (May 2012)
At Bottega Veneta.
The 'Everyone Always Wants My Picture' Smile (Oct 2012)
The 'World's Best Mom' Smile (July 1, 2013)